Middleham Castle, Bishop Middleham (Bishop Middleham)
This is the site of the medieval castle of Middleham, which stood on a high ridge. Only slight traces of the building, a few banks and ditches and some low stone walls, are all that can be seen. It was once the main house of the Bishops of Durham from the Norman Conquest (1066) to the end of the 14th century. This is a (Scheduled Ancient Monument) protected by law.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Monument|
National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1002330
|Event(s):||Limestone Landscapes Historic Environment Audit And Action Plan; Archaeo-Environment Ltd|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bishop Middleham
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